ARTICLES RELATING TO PETROL PRICE

Petrol is nearly a quarter more expensive than last year – but package holidays and phones are getting cheaper

2018-12-12 13:02

New consumer price index (CPI) data from StatsSA shows that fuel costs are officially 23.1% higher than a year ago. The good news: phones are getting cheaper fast, and package holidays are also dropping in price.

The sucker-punch that is South Africa’s petrol price

2018-12-04 16:43

The latest cut in the petrol price is a welcome relief, to be sure, and will help December road-trippers and logistics companies some – but the price of fuel is anything but tamed.

Pick n Pay will now give you 20 cents back for every litre petrol you buy at BP

2018-11-22 11:59

At a launch event for the initiative, Pick n Pay founder Raymond Ackerman called on expats to return to South Africa.

‘Massive’ fuel price drop on the cards for December - AA

2018-11-15 11:36

The Automobile Association announced on Thursday that, based on current oil prices, SA motorists could expect substantial drops in the prices of petrol and diesel for December.

Oil may rise over fears of strains on US-Saudi alliance

2018-10-22 05:45

The price of oil may rise on speculation Saudi Arabia’s admission that a columnist was killed in the country’s consulate in Istanbul will strain the kingdom’s ties with the US.

Bleak festive season ahead as petrol price spills over R17/litre

2018-10-01 19:44

A bleak festive season is on the cards if the current rate of fuel increases continues over the next two months, warns an economist.

Trump accuses 'OPEC monopoly' of pushing oil prices higher and says 'they must get oil prices down now!'

2018-09-21 10:40

"We protect the countries of the Middle East, they would not be safe for very long without us, and yet they continue to push for higher and higher oil prices! We will remember," Trump tweeted on Thursday.

This is how the petrol price increased by 66% the last 10 years

2018-09-04 12:54

The petrol prices will increase by just 4.9c per litre, to R15.49 at the coast and R16.08 inland, on Wednesday morning – but that's not counting the last decade.

New models headed to SA, awesome car tech - top stories of the week so far

2018-08-02 09:45

Fancy unlocking your Mercedes-Benz with your smartphone? Figure you know all the Le Mans winners since 1923? Here are the top stories of the week so far.

Stronger rand, cheaper oil to slam brakes on petrol price hikes

2018-07-27 11:25

A stronger rand and cheaper international oil prices will mean fuel prices in SA are likely to remain virtually unchanged in August, says the AA.

 

Uber SA just pushed up prices by R1 per 2 km - despite the big fuel-price drop

2018-12-07 11:07

Uber SA says the increase will help its drivers, who apparently earn less per trip than rival Taxify drivers.

SA mulls Singapore as reference for basic fuel price

2018-11-29 11:15

South Africa’s Department of Energy proposed changes to the structure of the nation’s basic fuel price as it seeks to reduce the cost of gasoline and diesel.

Good news for SA! Motorists to receive a 'substantial breather' in fuel price – AA

2018-11-15 12:06

"Large reductions in fuel prices are being forecast for December," according to the Automobile Association commenting on mid-month fuel price data,

Fuel price outlook: 'Petrol price down, but diesel goes up for November' - AA

2018-10-31 12:52

'Fuel prices have moderated during October, with the prospect of some relief for petrol users, although users of diesel will have to cough up more,' says the AA.

Would you work from home for 30 days to bring the petrol price down?

2018-10-19 11:41

The war of attrition against fuel price corruption has begun. A new initiative has been launched to combat the rampant corruption in the fuel price.

This is how the petrol price nearly doubled the past ten years - including a 165% increase in tax

2018-10-01 18:08

South African petrol prices will increase to a record-breaking R17.08 inland this week - up from R9.41 in October 2008.

Petrol price bombshell to add to R-word shock

2018-09-09 06:18

The news that the local economy is officially in recession places South Africa on the back foot, with the prospect of the country receiving a “junk” status credit rating from all three major credit ratings agencies.

SEE: Here's how the skyrocketing petrol price is affecting drivers in each province

2018-08-28 14:46

South African motorists could pay more than R17 per litre of fuel by the end of 2018. We look at out how fuel-price hikes are affecting consumers in SA.

Slight uptick in petrol price for August

2018-07-30 14:58

Lower crude oil and import prices for petroleum products have slammed the brakes on significant increases in fuel prices for August.

August petrol price hike on the cards - AA

2018-07-16 12:33

Fuel prices are likely to rise again at the end of July going into August. This is according to the Automobile Association.

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